Catalyst Radio is a weekly radio show with hosts Linda Gellasch and Denise Cheng that looks at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting as well as grassroots and nonprofit efforts around the community. The show comprises a media analysis and developments portion, interview segment and calendar of events. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.
Joining us in studio this week is Heather Kaweck of Friends of Grand Rapids Park. In a recent 10-day campaign, Friends successfully raised $175,000 to finance three public pools' operations over the summer. One of Friends' upcoming project is working with middle schoolers to do a tree inventory inÂ SECA.
Music featured on the show is "Lions," from SamanthaÂ Crain's newest album, You (Understood).